Man with 'machete-type sword' shot, killed by NYC police

The man, who was not identified, was shot in a third floor Bronx apartment just after 4 a.m.
3:00 | 12/05/17

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Got some breaking news. Aimed at the Bronx we continue to follow an NYPD detective shot a suspect inside an apartment less than two hours ago and we have just learned that suspect. Is now dead Eyewitness News reporter Derek Waller is following developments and tweeting updates from the scene he joins us live from Mott Haven Derek. Yes certainly I just spoke with police just a couple of seconds ago this is out. They two to thirty brook avenue here in the Bronx outward at shooting happened just a short time ago. And yet I just learned that the suspect the man that was shot by police inside the sort of floor apartment building here. Has died. I'll Lauren that basically police for walking in they were trying to execute a search warrant. The guy opened the door and they told me he had a machete. That's when an officer shot the guy he was shot in the chest taken to Lincoln hospital where he was pronounced DO way dead on arrival. So again we're shall sunny as more information about more exactly about what. Happy here but I can say that the man that was shot by police in his third floor apartment building was. Was killed. We also spoke with a witness who are heard all this happened take a listen. That are a couple of good shots. And Liz came on the lookout because he. And the grace from somebody. So a pretty scary scene for people here who live in this area near a 138. Street. Again a man shot by police inside apartment building here. Dead at the hospital investigation continues I'll be CDC a huge police presence here in the Bronx lives from the Mott Haven section of the Bronx this morning there are bullish channel seven Eyewitness News.

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